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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar

Mostar is a picturesque city in Bosnia and Herzegovina that is quite literally split into two religions—Islam on one side of the river bank and Catholicism on the other. The bridge pictured here, for which the city is named after, is a great example of Islamic architecture in the country.
Photo by Yu Siang Teo

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Europe

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Europe

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Capital: Sarajevo

Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Croatia

Government: none

Currency: konvertibilna markas (BAM)

Area: 51,197 sq km

Population: 3,824,782 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Bosnian (official) 52.9%, Serbian (official) 30.8%, Croatian (official) 14.6%, other 1.6%, no answer 0.2% (2013 est.)

Religion: Muslim 50.7%, Orthodox 30.7%, Roman Catholic 15.2%, atheist 0.8%, agnostic 0.3%, other 1.2%, undeclared/no answer 1.1% (2013 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+1

Tel Code: +387

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